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20th Annual Insight to MENA at OTC Welcome Reception

Celebrating 20 Years of Connecting Global Energy Leadership

On the occasion of the Bilateral Chamber’s 20th Anniversary, the 20th Annual Insight to MENA At OTC Welcome Reception payed special homage to the Chamber’s long-time partners and supporters and served as fertile ground for energy leadership and foreign delegates from all over the world to foster business relationships and nurture existing ones.

Featuring messages from Commissioner Rodney Ellis and City of Houston Mayor, T.H. Sylvester Turner, the evening’s theme centered on paying tribute to the three former Houston Mayors that have been instrumental in advancing and preserving trade relationships between the City of Houston and MENA region. The Honorable Lee P.  Brown, The Honorable Bill White and  The Honorable Annise Parker were honored as co-recipients of the 2017 Visionary Leadership Award. Additionally, Nasir Abassi, Counselor for Commercial Affairs to Saudi Arabia, Bahrain, and Yemen, was recognized with the 2017 Excellence in Commercial Advocacy Award.

With a special address by Amin Nasser, CEO of Saudi Aramco and Saif Alghfeli, CEO of ADCO, the OTC Welcome Reception proved to be, yet again, the premier destination for global energy leadership. 

Guests included NOC/IOC Chairmen and CEOs, Foreign Ministers, U.S. and Foreign Ambassadors, and industry stakeholders from industry giants including:  ADNOC, ADIPEC, DMG, Saudi Aramco, ExxonMobil, Houston Methodist, Schlumberger, Apache, Halliburton, Chevron, Delta, Occidental Petroleum, Marathon Oil Corporation, Fluor Corporation, Baker Hughes, HESS, Emerson, CCC, among many others

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